26-year-old Placerville Man Arrested for soliciting 13-year-old girl for sex
A Placerville man was arrested by Placer County sheriff’s detectives Monday night for communicating with a minor for sexual purposes.
Shawn Michael Roediger, 26, was arrested without incident in Placerville after he placed an online ad seeking a sexual relationship with a “young girl” who would be his “sex pet” on July 29. A sheriff’s detective responded to the ad as a 13-year-old girl and they corresponded for one week.
After he was arrested Monday night, he was booked at the Placer County Jail on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious acts with a child; communicating with a minor for purposes of committing a sexual act; and distributing harmful matter to a minor. His bail was set at $100,000 and he remains in custody.
If found guilty, he could be be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.
The arrest record shows Age: 26
Jail ID/Booking #: P00251698-1407584
Arresting Agency: PLACER COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT
Book Date: 08/05/2014
1) Attempted lewd acts with a child under the age of 14
2. Harmful material sent with intent to seduce a child
3.Contacting a minor with intent for sex
Unconfirmed reports added these details:
L.C. wrote: "I understand he worked for a shop... they were unaware of his alleged activity."
N. M. wrote: "His current gf has just informed me that she is fishing for info to help him fight this case. The police have his 2 phones and served a search warrant at his current shop he was living and operating out of.
C. W. asked, "did he actually make contact with a girl, or was he just advertising for one & was intercepted by the authorities??"
N. M. responded, "It was a decoy. An officer posing as a 13yr old. He thought it was an ACTUAL 13yr old until arrested."
M. S. wrote, "I went to high school with this creep! I'm glad he is caught because he allegedly raped my friend while they were dating and I heard many story's from friends who he tried to force himself on."
Next court date 8/13 830am.